Did It Work?

January 5th, 2006  

Topic: Did It Work?


Jan. 4, 2006 - Did the National Security Agency’s controversial eavesdropping program really help to detect terrorists or avert their plots? Administration officials have suggested to media outlets like The New York Times—which broke the story—that the spying played a role in at least two well-publicized investigations, one in the United Kingdom and one involving a plan to destroy the Brooklyn Bridge.

"Iyman Faris, a former Ohio truck driver now serving a 20-year sentence after confessing to a plot which included an alleged scheme to bring down the Brooklyn Bridge"
January 10th, 2006  
You generally only see the results of this sort of thing when it does not work and something terrible happens. But I think that it works quite well.